makes about 24 truffles ~ $.38 per truffle
This is a very basic and super simple chocolate truffles recipe. It's perfect for holiday treats and even works well for gift giving.
- 2 cups almonds ($5.00)
- 1 ½ cups dates, pitted and chopped ($3.00)
- 1/2 cup cocoa powder ($1.20)
- Cocoa powder for rolling
- In a food processor fitted with an “S” blade, process the almonds until finely ground. This takes a minute or so.
- Add in the dates and cacao powder.
- Process again until the mixture begins to clump together.
- Using a tablespoon, scoop out even sized balls, and roll between hands to shape.
- Roll each truffle lightly in cocoa powder.
Store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Makes about 24 truffles.
nutritional information: calories: 103 fat: 6 gr carb: 11 gr protein: 3 gr